The location of your heat ducts may look like a minor detail. However, you shouldn’t consider it as an afterthought because it can have a significant impact on your heating costs and comfort. So which is the better location for your duct openings between the ceiling and floor? Let’s compare and contrast them.
Functional, efficient duct design is as vital to effective heating and cooling as a home’s furnace and air conditioning units. Proper distribution of conditioned air inside a house is a carefully calculated balancing act. The U.S. Department of Energy states that poorly designed and/or improperly installed ductwork can reduce the efficiency of an overall HVAC system by […]
In the most energy-efficient homes, all of the systems work together to minimize energy consumption, reduce utility bills and improve whole-home comfort. To get the most from your new high-efficiency furnace, there are several things you should do first. Even a few inefficiencies, such as leaky ducts, inadequate insulation or drafty windows and doors can […]